• MX
German: 3-Chlor-4-(Dichlormethyl)-5-Hydroxy-2(5H)-Furanon

Chemistry. A potent mutagen that is produced during chlorination of drinking water. In experiments with cultured mammalian cells, MX induces DNA single-strand breaks, sister chromatid exchange, chromosome aberrations and micronuclei, gene mutations, and oxidative stress.

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